MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Journalists, professional athletes and sports teams, politicians and other public figures are bidding farewell to Sid Hartman, who passed away Sunday at age 100.
Former WCCO sports director Mark Rosen took to Twitter to say how grateful he was for Hartman’s friendship.
We all knew this day would come, yet it still feels so shocking. The stories will be flowing for years to come. My sympathies Chad and my eternal gratefulness for being one of Sid’s “close personal friends.” https://t.co/ZHYUsrJjqt
— Mark Rosen (@KFANRosen) October 18, 2020
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz tweeted his appreciation for Hartman’s “down to earth reporting.”
Sid was one of a kind. Minnesotans of all ages will miss his down to earth reporting – even through his 100th birthday – and influence on Minnesota sports. Thinking of you and your family, Chad. https://t.co/ykc8vLUdPL
— Governor Tim Walz (@GovTimWalz) October 18, 2020
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar recounted on…